Wuhan Coronavirus Hits the US: What Preppers Need to Know

Wuhan Coronavirus Hits the US: What Preppers Need to Know by Cat Ellis for The Organic Prepper (Jan. 22, 2020) The CDC has confirmed the first case of 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the US. The patient is a man in his 30swho had recently traveled through the Wuhan region in China to Snohomish County, Washington State, north of Seattle. And, according to the CDC, this won’t be the last case. Coronaviruses can produce severe, sometimes fatal respiratory illness. The 2019-nCoV appears to be a fast-moving, highly contagious virus. So…

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Practical Survival Radio Communications

Practical Survival Radio Communications by G.H. for Survival Blog Like many families, the miles between me and my brothers are many. Fortunately, we hold a conference call every Wednesday evening to stay in touch. We have been doing this for nearly a decade. Realizing how important communications are to all of us, and from my role as the Logistics Chief for our County during major emergencies, I accepted the assignment of finding communication tools that will ensure communications no matter what. It did not take long to realize that radio…

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THE POOR MAN’S SURVIVAL KIT: Build your own wilderness survival kit in a can for under $40.

THE POOR MAN’S SURVIVAL KIT: Build your own wilderness survival kit in a can for under $40. by M.D. Creekmore for MD Creekmore The poor man’s survival kit. How to build your own wilderness survival kit in a can for under $40. This is the same kit that I built and used for bushcraft and wilderness survival when I was a teenager. Tools and Gear Reviewed and Mentioned In This Video: Victorinox Swiss Army Climber Pocket Knife Ontario Knife Company Machete  When you’re ready to take your preparedness to the…

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Prepper hacks: How to charge a smartphone with a 9-volt battery

Prepper hacks: How to charge a smartphone with a 9-volt battery By Darnel Fernandez for Preparedness.news A grid-down scenario can be anyone’s worst nightmare, especially for the unprepared. The modern world has grown heavily dependent on technology and electricity, both being necessities for society to function. Losing access to these luxuries will adversely affect everyday life. A mobile phone, for instance, is more of a necessity than a commodity nowadays, giving people the ability to call for help or contact loved ones in times of emergency. Unfortunately, these little gadgets are…

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How To Remember Things The Easy Way

How To Remember Things The Easy Way by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog Sometimes there’s too much to remember! The easy way to remember things is to write them down! I suppose it’s sort of cheating… but hey, who cares – it works. It’s especially useful during times when you’re preparing for a big project or event with lots of things going on or to deal with. You might think of things during any time of the day (or night!). The thing is, how to remember things… and to be…

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The #1 Most Neglected Survival Prep: Fatigue Management

The #1 Most Neglected Survival Prep: Fatigue Management by Grizzlyette Adams for The Organic Prepper Dealing with a disaster is often exhausting and staying alert can be especially challenging during a prolonged crisis. However, strategies to stay in top form during and after calamities are not something that most people think to include in their emergency preps. Sleep deprivation, stress, and other issues that are commonly associated with disasters often lead to survivor’s burnout.  If not properly managed, this fatigue can compound existing problems when the crisis lingers for days,…

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Do You Enjoy Last Minute Preparedness Right Before A Storm?

Do You Enjoy Last Minute Preparedness Right Before A Storm? by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog How many of you are like this? I know that it’s true for me… When there’s a potentially major storm coming (usually having been forecast), I enjoy the last minute preparations and the event itself. Why is that? There’s an amount of excitement during the last minute process of readiness before a storm. Maybe it’s a winter snowstorm that’s going to dump a lot of snow. Or maybe a high wind event. A…

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PREPPING: THE BASICS OF FINANCIAL PLANNING

PREPPING: THE BASICS OF FINANCIAL PLANNING by Mac Slavo for SHTFPlan GNN Note – Our house uses the principals of the “prepper community” for this specific purpose. Raise your hand if you are planning on having an accident, getting really sick or have a life altering event this year? No one? No one at all? hmmmmm… Prepping is not about the “world ending” it’s about freedom, serenity and happiness. ****** It’s never too early to start preparing your personal finances for an emergency. Anything can happen, and if it does,…

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Rocket Water Heater

Rocket Water Heater by St. Funogas for Survival Blog GNN Note – This looks like a pretty ingenious idea and could actually have practical everyday use, not just in case of a serious problem. ****** Have you ever considered the things you’d miss most in a TEOTWAWKI situation? I think a nice hot shower has to be pretty high on my list. It is right up there with coffee. So, once I got my nearly-off-grid little cabin built, I set out to build a prototype rocket water heater. There are a hundred…

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